Fosset Gulch Road (FR 613)
This dirt road off US 160 in the western part of the county has good ponderosa forest habitat. Grace’s Warblers can be found here during the day, and Flammulated Owls call during the night. In summer, wildflower displays can be impressive along this road, particularly in some of the meadows.
Habitat: Ponderosa Forest, Mountain Meadow
Directions: From Pagosa Springs, head west on US 160 approximately 24 miles (four miles past the Piedra River crossing) to the turnoff on the left (south).
Delorme: 87 C6
Roads of Colorado: 147 F2
Dates of Access: Road closed in winter
Ownership: US Forest Service
Lodging: Primitive camping
Handicapped Access: Viewing from car